Corruption in Europe

The European Commission for Home Affairs released a study that found the European Union loses at least $162 Billion (€120…

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Poverty and Prostitutes in Amsterdam

An anti-trafficking organization reported that three out of four prostitutes working in the red light district of Amsterdam were from economically distressed communities. Not-for-Sale stated at a conference on women’s rights that 75 percent of the women came from poor communities in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania.

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Racketeering in Bulgaria

According to a report by the Center for the Study of Democracy, organized crime in Bulgaria generate $2.2 Billion (1.7 Billion Euros) in revenue each year.

The black market is estimated to be about 4.7% of the country’s GDP.

The largest black market in Bulgaria is reported to be the prostitution industry, with $845 Million (1.26 Billion Bulgarian Lev) in revenue.

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